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Oct 2017 - IDC FutureScape - Doc # US43153317

IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Consumer DX and Home IoT 2018 Predictions

Table of Contents

IDC FutureScape Figure

Figure: IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Consumer DX and Home IoT 2018 Top 10 Predictions

Executive Summary

IDC FutureScape Predictions

Summary of External Drivers

Predictions: Impact on Technology Buyers

Prediction 1: By the End of 2018, 20% of All Wearables Vendors — Including Those from the Tech Industry and Those in the Medical Industry — Will Have Introduced a Wearable Capable of Artificial Intelligence That Monitors Patient Health and Event Triggers

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IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 2: By 2019, 50% of Virtual Pay TV Providers Will Feature Exclusive Content Unique to Their Own Services to Drive Competitive Differentiation

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IT Impact

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Prediction 3: Spending on Ride-Sharing Services Worldwide Will Increase from $116 Billion in 2017 to $259 Billion in 2019, with Uber Remaining the Dominant Player But with the Agile Taxi Industry Posing an Increasingly Serious Threat

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IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 4: In 2019, the Proliferation of Home IoT Demonstrations in Brick-and-Mortar Stores, Coupled with Retailer-Provided Installation, Financing, and Maintenance Services, Will Result in a YoY Increase of up to 15% in Home IoT Device Sales Worldwide

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IT Impact

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Prediction 5: Over 180 Million People Will Be Regular Virtual Reality Video Viewers Worldwide in 2020, Consuming Upward of 12 Billion Hours of Content Per Month and Driving $1.5 Billion in Direct Spending and Ad Revenue Per Year

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IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 6: Consumers Opting Out of Data Collection Will Wipe Out $7.7 Billion in Global eCommerce Spending in 2020

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Prediction 7: By 2020, 22% of DIY Home IoT Solutions Will Have Experienced a Security Breach, as Compared with 12% of Solutions Implemented by a Fully Managed Service Provider

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Prediction 8: By 2021, 10% of Worldwide Linear TV Advertising Will Be Bought Programmatically

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Guidance

Prediction 9: By 2021, Purchase Recommendations from Smart Assistants Will Have Resulted in an Increase in Online Sales of up to $30 Billion Worldwide

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Prediction 10: By 2021, Amazon Alexa Will Account for More Than 35% of the Consumer Smart Assistant-Embedded Device Market Worldwide

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

Advice for Technology Buyers

External Drivers: Detail

Accelerating DX: Technology-Centric Transformation Altering Business and Society

Human Versus Machine: The Impact of AI and Automation

Sense, Compute, Actuate: The New Data-Centric Paradigm

Platform Disruption: Unleashing Digital Innovation's Power for Scale

Cyberthreats: Theft, Ransom, and Cyberattack on the Rise

Shifting Economics: Changing Value Structures and the Rise of Digital Capital

Innovation Impasse: Legacy Systems Constraining Transformation

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